Investment Analyst

Public School & Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri   Saint Louis, MO   Full-time     Finance
Posted on January 5, 2023
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Investment Analyst


Be a part of the award-winning, world-class investment team at one of the world’s largest institutional investors. PSRS/PEERS is looking for an organized and motivated investment professional who will use their experience and expertise to help us achieve the best possible private market investment returns while maintaining prudent levels of risk.


Salary: Approximately $75,000 - $95,000 commensurate with experience and education


Job Type: Full-time with benefits


Location: St. Louis, Missouri



PSRS/PEERS is the largest defined benefit pension plan in Missouri. Our investment program fuels the majority of the funds needed to provide pension benefits for more than 298,000 Missouri public school personnel and their families. The market value of invested assets for PSRS/PEERS is approximately $53.5 billion.


Our 161 employees work out of our headquarters in a recently remodeled/expanded building located at 3210 West Truman Boulevard in Jefferson City. We are now adding a satellite office in St. Louis, Missouri where this position will work out of. We provide state-of-the-art technology and security.


About the Job

As an Investment Analyst, you will play a key role in our private equity and private credit programs. You will monitor a portion of PSRS/PEERS’ private equity and private credit portfolios, including more than 500 partnerships/investments. In addition, you will analyze performance and cash flows and conduct research on private equity partnerships, private equity co-investments, private credit partnerships and private credit direct investments.


Our Investment Analyst works with external consultants and participates in due-diligence meetings via telephone, videoconference and/or in person, some off-site. You will also facilitate the processing of legal documents needed to evaluate prospective investments. In addition, you will prepare presentation material for our Board of Trustees and help prepare and present information to our CIO and Executive Director during investment committee meetings.


This position reports to our Senior Portfolio Manager – Private Markets. Some overnight travel is required.


Job Requirements

Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, economics, mathematics or a related field. Active participation in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) course of study is required.


Benefits of Working for PSRS/PEERS

Our employees enjoy a robust Health Savings Account (HSA) program, vision and dental insurance, and membership in a defined benefit pension plan with lifetime retirement benefits and five-year vesting.


We offer three weeks of paid vacation and three weeks of sick leave per year to start, and 12 paid holidays each year. We also offer paid parental leave.


Tuition assistance is available. Exemplary employees may be selected to participate in our leadership program.


Company-wide events are held both on-site and off-site, and our employee fund coordinates activities and participation in charitable campaigns.


Visit Careers ( for more information and to apply. Please upload a resume and cover letter with your application. Application deadline is January 20, 2023.